Laura Lawson

Laura Lawson, Chief People Officer

Laura Lawson is UWM’s Chief People Officer. She is the company’s team builder and culture creator who focuses on maximizing the potential of team members. In her role, she works to develop an environment with team members as the sole focus and has an unwavering commitment to maintaining UWM’s prized workplace culture. Laura has been with the company since 2011 and served as SVP of Marketing before becoming UWM’s Chief People Officer in 2014. Prior to joining the company, Laura was the Director of Marketing and Communications for the American Lung Association, Associate Producer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Associate Producer for Fox Television and Project Manager for Carlson Marketing Group. She was named one of the “Top 40 under 40” by Crain’s Detroit Business in 2013. Laura received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.